Disease outbreaks

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his speech during the inauguration of the Centenary Turul Statue in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Trianon Peace Treaty in Satoraljaujhely, Hungary, Saturday, June 6, 2020. The Turul, mostly depicted as a hawk or falcon, is a mythological bird and the ancient symbol of Hungarian national identity and togetherness. Hungary is commemorating the 100th anniversary of a post-World War I peace treaty which led to the loss of about two-thirds of its territory and left some 3.3 million Hungarians outside the country's new borders. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)
June 08, 2020 - 12:28 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s government on Monday published a new questionnaire with 13 topics centering on the coronavirus pandemic. The “national consultation” will be mailed to citizens in coming weeks. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has carried out several similar propaganda campaigns since...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2014, file photo, a student walks through empty seats inside Kenan Stadium at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., where preparations continue for the upcoming college football season. The crippling grip the coronavirus pandemic has had on the sports world has forced universities, leagues and franchises to evaluate how they might someday welcome back fans. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
June 08, 2020 - 10:18 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ NASCAR fans won’t be allowed to attend when the Cup Series races at Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday night, but the sport’s impact will surely be felt by Henry County residents the next day. The Joey Logano...
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A grade 7 pupil returns to the Meldene Primary School in Johannesburg Monday, June 8, 2020. Schools were closed down almost three months ago in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus and have started with the return to classes of grade 7 and 12 classes under strict conditions. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
June 08, 2020 - 6:49 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa's numbers of COVID-19 are “rising fast,” according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, who says that he's worried. More than half of South Africa’s more than 48,000 confirmed cases have been recorded in the last two weeks, prompting concerns that Africa’s most...
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June 08, 2020 - 6:19 am
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova registered a record number of new cases of the coronavirus during the first week of June, the government said Monday, as a former health minister described the pandemic situation in the country as “out of control.” Moldova, one of the poorest countries in Europe and...
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Passengers wearing face masks arrive on the first day of new rules that people arriving in Britain from overseas will have to quarantine themselves for 14 days to help stop the spread of coronavirus, at Heathrow Airport in London, Monday, June 8, 2020. The British government has said that anyone caught not complying with the quarantine will face a fine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 08, 2020 - 4:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain began imposing a 14-day quarantine Monday on travelers coming into the country — a sweeping measure meant to halt the further spread of COVID-19 that has been roundly criticized by the tourism industry. All passengers — bar a handful of exceptions like truckers or medical...
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An Indian priest covers his face with a mask as a precaution against coronavirus and prays at a temple, in Prayagraj, India, Monday, June 8, 2020. Religious places, malls, hotels and restaurants open Monday after more than two months of lockdown as a precaution against coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
June 08, 2020 - 2:39 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — With shopping malls, places of worship, restaurants and state borders reopening Monday, some of the last vestiges of India's 10-week-long coronavirus lockdown disappeared even as the country reported its highest single-day death toll and experts said things would get worse. In the...
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Vehicles are caught in a congestion as the flow of traffic of the capital significantly increases during a rush hour in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, June 8, 2020. Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta, the city hardest hit by the new coronavirus, has partly reopened after two months of partial lockdown as the world’s fourth most populous nation braces to gradually reopen its economy. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
June 07, 2020 - 10:21 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s capital partly reopened on Monday after two months of lockdown, as the world’s fourth most populous nation gradually reopens its economy. Jakarta, home to 11 million people, had been under large-scale social restrictions since April 10. Offices, restaurants and...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2020, file photo, a man reacts as a medical staffer tests shoppers who volunteered at a pop-up community COVID-19 testing station at a supermarket carpark in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand has eradicated the coronavirus from its shores after health officials reported on Monday June 8, 2020 that the final person known to have contracted an infection had recovered. (AP Photo/Mark Baker,File)
June 07, 2020 - 9:03 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday she was confident New Zealand has halted the spread of the coronavirus after the last known infected person in the country recovered. It has been 17 days since the last new case was reported in New Zealand, and Monday also...
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A mosque official takes the temperature reading of a man entering the Cut Meutia mosque to attend a Friday prayer amid concerns of coronavirus outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 5, 2020. Muslims in Indonesia's capital held their first communal Friday prayers as mosques closed by the coronavirus outbreak for nine weeks reopened at half capacity. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
June 07, 2020 - 9:02 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Data from the New Mexico Health Department shows COVID-19 infections among health care workers in the state have spiked as intensive care units remain full and nurses and first responders call for more protective equipment. The data shows 492 workers were diagnosed in May,...
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June 07, 2020 - 1:02 pm
Junior lightweight contender Mikaela Mayer has tested positive for COVID-19 and won't fight in the co-main event of Las Vegas' first major boxing card since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayer announced her positive test on social media Sunday, two days before her scheduled bout against...
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